Metrics server aggregates the usage of data over the cluster of a resource.

Metrics server uses summary API exposed by kubelet that runs on each node of cluster to collect metrics.

Global Template

Assign following template to Microk8s Master or Microk8s integration resource under Infrastructure > Resources > Microk8s page.

Collector Type: Agent

Category: Application Monitors

G2 Monitor Name: Agent G2 - Kubernetes Metric Server Monitor - v2

Global Template Name: Agent G2 - Linux - Kubernetes Metric Server - v2

Collected Metrics

Metric NameDisplay NameDescriptionUnits
metrics_server.go_gc_duration_seconds_sumGo GC Duration Seconds SumA summary of the GC invocation durations.seconds
metrics_server.authenticated_user_requestsAuthenticated User RequestsCounter of authenticated requests broken out by username.
metrics_server.go_goroutinesGo GoroutinesNumber of goroutines that currently exist.
metrics_server.manager_tick_duration_sumManager Tick Duration SumThe total time spent collecting and storing metrics in seconds.seconds
metrics_server.scraper_duration_countScraper Duration CountTime spent scraping sources in seconds.seconds
metrics_server.scraper_duration_sumScraper Duration SumA summary of the GC invocation durations.seconds
metrics_server.scraper_last_timeScraper Last TimeLast time metrics-server performed a scrape since unix epoch in seconds.seconds
metrics_server.go_gc_duration_seconds_quantileGo GC Duration Seconds QuantileA summary of the GC invocation durations.seconds
metrics_server.kubelet_summary_request_duration_sumKubelet Summary Request Duration SumThe Kubelet summary request latencies in seconds.seconds
metrics_server.kubelet_summary_scrapes_totalKubelet Summary Scrapes TotalTotal number of attempted Summary API scrapes done by Metrics Server.
metrics_server.manager_tick_duration_countManager Tick Duration CountThe total time spent collecting and storing metrics in seconds.seconds
metrics_server.process_max_fdsProcess Max FdsMaximum number of open file descriptors.
metrics_server.process_open_fdsProcess Open FdsNumber of open file descriptors.
metrics_server.go_gc_duration_seconds_countGo GC Duration Seconds CountA summary of the GC invocation durations.
metrics_server.kubelet_summary_request_duration_countKubelet Summary Request Duration CountThe Kubelet summary request latencies in seconds.
metrics_server.process_cpu_seconds_totalProcess Cpu Seconds TotalTotal user and system CPU time spent in seconds.


Navigate to Infrastructure > Resources tab to check if your resources are onboarded and the metrics are collected.